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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

2 days ago

The Steam Autumn Sale is on, as are Steam Awards nominations

Oh dear, is it that time already? Yes indeed, the Steam Autumn Sale has arrived, bringing the seasonal discounts on thousands of games. Awards season is upon as as well, so they've opened up nominations for the yearly Steam Awards. You can vote and reap the discounts from now until December 1st at 10am PST / 6pm GMT.

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4 months ago

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Our 15 favourite PC games of 2020 so far

Halloo, gentle reader. Since we're half way through the entire year of 2020 (yet somehow it is also still March?), we decided to run down, lasso and tie up some of our favourite games from the last six months, and force them into a nice list for you. 2020 still has plenty of new PC games to come, of course, but these are the ones…

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7 months ago

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Shriek: how to beat the final boss

You've done everything you can in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps except bringing the Spirits collected up to this point to the Spirit Willow. But there's a nasty surprise waiting for you when you get there. The giant owl that hurt your friend and who has been hunting you the entire game is now here to stop you from reaching the Spirit Willow.

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8 months ago

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How animation powers Ori And The Will Of The Wisps

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps feels so good to play. The fluidity of Ori’s movement; his quickness and agility; the sense of his weight and presence in the world – he’s a product of both traditional animation and leading graphics technology which developer Moon Studios has built up over years to make a sequel that surpasses the already beautiful Ori And The Blind…

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Animal Crossing players are making outfits inspired by their favourite PC games

Over here in PC land we normally wouldn't get to write about Nintendo's cutesy island life sim, Animal Crossing, but I've found a wonderful reason to bring it before your eyes today. Animal Crossing: New Horizons lets you design all manner of lovely clothing items and pictures for you to display somewhere in your town, and players have been using it to create outfits inspired…

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9 months ago

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Regrowing The Glades: all the seed locations

When you come to the Wellspring for the first time, you may have noticed a small seed. This is one of six collectable seeds that you need to deliver to Tuley in Wellspring Glades. He wants to regrow the plants in Wellspring Glade and in order to find all the collectables, you'll need his help.

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Baur’s Reach avalance: how to escape the highest peak

At the top of the Baur's Reach, the highest peak in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, Ori finally finds what he's looking for. Unfortunately, Shriek has other plans and triggers an avalanche with her noisy behaviour. He must now get down very sharpish.

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Kwolok: how to beat the frog

It's fair to say that the boss fight with Kwolok is one of the sadder encounters of Ori And The Will Of The Wisps. As a sage-like figure, Kwolok guided Ori in this strange land, but now he's under the control of a big tentacle monster. It's not a fun time, but he does have a Spirit that you need to complete the quest and…

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Mora: how to defeat the giant spider

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps has a fair number of boss fights, but this one is that shade creepier than most. This giant spider is Mora and she does all the things giant spiders like to do, but it also likes to make things very dark. She is utterly terrifying to fight if you're not prepared, so this guide will go through all the…

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps is out now

Today has brought the launch of Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, the follow-up to Ori's lovely 2015 journey through the Blind Forest. The cute lil' fella is off on another metroidvania-y platforming adventure, bashing baddies, gaining new movement abilities, and generally cooing at the pretty scenery. And it's a cracker, so I'm told. Lovely to the eyes and a delight to the fingertips,…

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Feeding Grounds: how to hide from Shriek

You've likely seen Shriek already in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, but this big bird is out for blood. Entering the Feeding Grounds area, you'll soon have to sneak your way past this massive bird before it sees you. It's surprisingly more difficult than it sounds.

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Hand To Hand: how to complete the fetch quest

One of the more elaborate side quests in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps requires Ori to become a postman of sorts. You're given items that you need to deliver to various creatures, in exchange for the next item on the list. This quest does lead to something at the end, so we will walk you through all the steps to complete this side…

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps map locations: where to find Lupo in each area

When exploring the labyrinthine world of Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, it helps to have maps. Luckily, there is a rather neat lad named Lupo who will sell you complete maps of each area in the game. The only downside to this is that you need to find him in each area and he's well hidden in some cases.

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Midnight Burrows: how to solve the bell puzzles

There are lots of secrets within Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, but none are more fascinating than the rumour you get about the Midnight Burrows. This hidden area has an entire dungeon locked behind some flowers you ring like bells. But what order do you ring them?

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Life Cell fragment locations: how to get more health

Staying alive in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps is going to be difficult with low health, so you'll want to find Life Cell fragments. When you get two of them, you'll get extra maximum health. As one of the big collectables in the game, you may wish to find all of them, so we have been on the hunt for these fragments.

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Gorlek Ore locations: how to rebuild Wellspring Glades

There are many collectables in Ori And The Will Of The Wisps, with one of the more useful ones being Gorlek Ores. Ori can't use them himself, but he can give them to the leader of the Wellspring Glade in order to repair damaged buildings and facilities in the village. To help you with this huge undertaking, we've collated all of the known Gorlek Ore locations…

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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps guide: 20 tips for beginners

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps is looking to be just as whimsical and sombre as Ori's last adventure in the blind forest. We've collected our top 20 tips for all parts of Ori's new adventure to get players of all skill levels up to speed. We've also linked to all our other articles in our Ori And The Will Of The Wisps guide series.…

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